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Parents allocate about 60 million soms for repair of schools in Bishkek

More than 57 million soms were allocated by parents in the summer to repair schools in Bishkek. The head of the Bishkek Education Department Saule Meirmanova told today at a press conference.

According to her, the mayor’s office conducts the most expensive works — repair of roofs and internal heating systems. «Today, huge support is rendered by parents, who collect money for ongoing cosmetic repairs in order the child to study in a cozy classroom, with normal lighting, with good windows,» Saule Meirmanova said.

«If earlier 60-70 million soms were allocated for repairs from the city budget, today it is 170 million soms. Approximately 30 percent of schools were constructed in 1936-1953. Of course, all of them require repairs,» head of the department noted.